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George Amariucai | Associate Professor

Photo of George AmariucaiMichelle Munson-Serban Simu Keystone Research Faculty Scholar

Ph.D. - 2009, Louisiana State University
Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.Sc. - 2004, Polytechnic University of Bucharest
Electrical Engineering
B.S. - 2003, Polytechnic University of Bucharest
Electrical Engineering

Contact Information
2169 Engineering Hall 

Professional Experience
George Amariucai received a bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania. He then earned a a doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from Louisiana State University. From 2009 to 2017, he was an assistant professor at Iowa State University.

George's research interest lie in the area of cyber security, and its intersections with probability and information theory, cryptography, machine learning, and wireless communications. he has been awarded four NSF grands and one NSA grant, totaling close to two million dollars, for cybersecurity projects focused on unconventional secure key establishment, community-enhanced authentication and procedural-learning-based user authentication. 

Academic Highlights
Amariucai is also passionate about teaching and is an advocate of the hybrid classroom paradigm. in 2015, he received an undergraduate teaching award from Iowa State University's department of electrical and computer engineering. He has taught multiple graduate and undergraduate courses, on campus and online, with enrollments ranging from 10 to 350.